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Daily Voting news For May 8, 2008

Daily Voting news For May 8, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Today is one of those days when there are a lot of important articles but not a lot that gets my brain matter working so I don’t have a lot to say today. Here is the news....

  • NAtional: Editorial - Crippled Election Commission LINK
  • National: FEC Nominee Caroline Hunter emailed in 2004 Ohio Caging Scheme LINK
  • National: VA Retreats on Voter Registration Efforts for Wounded Veterans LINK
  • National: Recount: New Docudrama Could Influence Election LINK
  • Colorado: Tie delays Deer Mountain’s election results LINK
  • Colorado: Colorado's Voter Database Uncertain LINK
  • Colorado: Weld County - Weld Clerk wary — for now — of how voter registration machines will work LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Justices hear case on election rules
    Advocates say counties can enact own election reforms, but state disagrees LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - FL SoS Browning, Sarasota County's Dent Fight Against Election Integrity in Sunshine State LINK
  • Indiana: Opinion - Primary lesson of Voter ID law LINK
  • Indiana: Lake County - The problem: Committeeman system LINK
  • Indiana: Lake County - Lake elections officials defend vote-counting process LINK
  • Indiana: Lake County - Why did vote tabulation take so long? LINK
  • Minnesota: Opinion - Voter ID law disenfranchises Americans LINK
  • Missouri: Voter ID measure moves ahead in Missouri LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - Residents push for paper ballot system LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Montgomery County - County board to review handling of primary election LINK
  • Texas: Opinion - Voter impersonation is a phantom worry in Texas
    Measures to repress voting are the last thing we need LINK
  • West Virginia: Kanawha County - East Bank election lawsuit decided LINK

  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**

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    John Gideon
    Co-Executive Director
    VotersUnite.Org
    www.votersunite.org

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